Ed "Pi Double i" Henderson
Los Angeles Rams rookie wide-receiver Josh Reynolds, was just as advertised in yesterday's article, watch for him to have a huge day. Reynolds extended his touchdown streak to nine straight games, dating back to college, after catching a touchdown pass late in the third quarter against the San Diego Chargers, (video footage below). The Chargers held off the Rams offense on its final drive to defeat their cross-town rival 21-19.
Josh Reynolds 38 yard touchdown against Chargers
The Rams dug themselves into a deep hole to the Chargers, trailing them 21-0 early in the first quarter. Starting quarterback Jared Goff did not fair to well, as he would throw an interception, and also sacked, fumbled, and the recovery for a touchdown by the Chargers defense. However, Sean Mannion would enter the game, and the offense seemly took a decisive turn get the Rams offense rolling.
Mannion, who ended up having a pretty good game passing, was able to distribute the ball to several receivers. Mannion and Reynolds tried to hook up twice on deep passes, but the quarterback seemed to overthrow the young receiver early.
Mannion threw a medium-range pass to Reynolds on an attempt to convert the first down, but Reynolds dropped the pass. Reynolds would drop another short yardage pass until his rhythm fell into place.
On the Rams scoring drive, Mannion threw a quick post to Reynolds, where as soon as he caught the ball he was hammered by the Chargers safety, Dexter McCoil, drawing an unsportsmanlike penalty. The crew is so devastated by the hit did not realize how powerful Reynolds hands were. Despite the vicious hit, he managed to hold onto the ball that gave the Rams a first down, plus the additional yardage for the penalty. Three plays later, Reynolds would be matched up one-on-one with Chargers defensive back Randall Evans without safety help up top. Mannion looked right to freeze the safety, then threw a perfect 38-yard strike to Reynolds for the touchdown.
Les Snead's Draft Day To Call Josh Reynolds- "Are You Pissed!"
The Rams selected Josh Reynolds in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. There were rumors that Reynolds probably should been selected in the late second or early third round of the draft. Rookie tight-end Gerald Everett, expectations were going to be a first-round draft choice but slipped into the second round. Rams front office jump on the chance to grab him. In the third round, the team used their two third-round picks to select wide-receiver Cooper Kupp and John Johnson.
The 10th pick of the fourth round, the Rams selected Reynolds with the 117th overall pick. Sliding back that far in the draft seemed to be deterred of the process. He receives a phone call from Rams General Manager Les Snead, and responds, "WHAT!" Snead continued the conversation by asking was he pissed, we---(view the footage below).
By the Rams not drafting Reynolds any higher than they selected him, really pissed him off. Per the video, the question asked several times would that be his motivation and desire to work hard. We all can witness that much of them on the field production.RSS Feed
Reynolds had three receptions for 71 yards, averaging 23.7 yards per catch. In two games, he has caught four passes for 91 yards, two downs, and averaging 22.7 yards per catch.
This kid is going to be something special, as continues to shine on the field. The Rams now have to legitimate receivers that can play outside and stretch the field vertically. Watching Sammy Watkins and Reynolds on the outside, and Tavon Austin, Robert Woods, and Cooper Kupp, not to forget Gerald Everett, to play in the four and five receiver sets, this young Rams offense should be high powered very soon.
Being under the short time of Sean McVay's regime, this team has started its legacy since firing Jeff Fisher. If no one has not purchased season tickets yet, we advised everyone to stop procrastinating and get them. The direction of this team is rising high every day and proud to say that it will be a good season.